Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow leads Time's 100 Most Influencial People

Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow leads Time's 100 Most Influencial People

New York City : NY : USA | Apr 18, 2012 at 7:11 PM PDT
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Is Jeremy Lin the NBA's Tim Tebow?

Time magazine releases it's rankings of most influencial people on the planet and guess who's on top? Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow. New York Knicks injured point guard Lin swats the top and followed by now a NY Jets backup quarterback for placement in the magazine's list of The 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Taiwanese Amaerican and Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin propels to stardom with Linsanity fever when he energized the Knicks in leading the 7-game winning streak that put their playoffs hope alive. The winning streak resulted so much pressure on Jeremy Lin's game that also yields a knee injury and later surgery then ending his season early.

Tim Tebow story is also endearing to Denver Broncos fans when Tebow lead his team into the NFL playoffs. Tebowing pause swept the NFL as fans mimicks Tim Tebow one knee prayer before and after the game. Denver Broncos made it to the second round of the playoff after the Patriots have to put them to rest in AFC Championship game. Linsanity lasted three weeks while Tebowmania peaks around three months. In the heat of their popularity Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin jerseys were top sellers for weeks in their league. The two also were intant product indorsers men's wear to a car.

Listed alongside with Lin and Tebow were two presidential candidates, some world leaders like Obama. Singers Rihanna and Adele also made it to the list. Eventhough their prominence were shortlived, they are the people who inspire us, entertain us, challenge us in their own unique way. Both Lin and Tebow also shares faith as Christians by the way.

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File photo of New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin
File photo of New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin
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